[WIP] Port City

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Re: port city

Post by i » Sun Oct 04, 2009 7:11 pm

Matt wrote:But the middle part still sucks and the windows stand out too much!
I hope it's better now ;D
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Re: port city

Post by i » Sun Oct 04, 2009 7:59 pm

darkice wrote:WOW looks good. :D :D :D :D :D
I think we got quite different definition of word "good". For me it looks unfinished.
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Re: port city

Post by i » Sun Oct 04, 2009 8:55 pm

i wrote:
darkice wrote:WOW looks good. :D :D :D :D :D
I think we got quite different definition of word "good". For me it looks unfinished.
EDIT: Now it looks a bit less unfinished
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Re: port city

Post by Matt » Sun Oct 04, 2009 9:09 pm

Way to go! :)
The color of hull is a bit surprising, but I like it.

I guess you know theres much work left, but I really love the left and right parts, the middle one still isn't as good as them. Why do you use a darker color for the middle part, it looks odd.

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darkice wrote:and all you need is the mast, sail and the flags etc...
No way, you mean it won't move like that? :(
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Re: port city

Post by Crush » Sun Oct 04, 2009 9:11 pm

darkice wrote:and all you need is the mast, sail and the flags etc...
Does it necessarily have to be powered by wind?
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Re: port city

Post by Crush » Sun Oct 04, 2009 9:26 pm

I was rather implying a more... fantastic kind of propulsion.
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Re: port city

Post by Jaxad0127 » Sun Oct 04, 2009 9:28 pm

Crush wrote:I was rather implying a more... fantastic kind of propulsion.
Underwater railroad tracks? :P
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Re: port city

Post by i » Sun Oct 04, 2009 9:31 pm

Crush wrote:I was rather implying a more... fantastic kind of propulsion.
yeah, lets add a huge balloon and make it fly ;D Oh! Wait, that would be a zeppelin (which is nice idea, and not so hard to make while we have an proper hull).

Mast and sails sounds reasonable. I also thought about dragon wing shaped sails. Time will show.
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Re: port city

Post by John P » Mon Oct 05, 2009 12:20 am

More like the "Navigator" is a magician that stands to the front of the ship and manipulates surrounding mana to propel the ship
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Re: port city

Post by Black Don » Mon Oct 05, 2009 12:25 am

And here I thought it could be pulled by a walrus, or a small army of tethered penguins like a sled dog team.
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Re: port city

Post by John P » Mon Oct 05, 2009 1:11 am

Black Don wrote:And here I thought it could be pulled by a walrus, or a small army of tethered penguins like a sled dog team.
In the early years, the magicians controlled a dozen walruses and one lead penguin. Centuries past until a brilliant mind suggested that the 'middleman' be eliminated.

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Re: port city

Post by i » Mon Oct 05, 2009 9:02 am

There is one simple solution, easy to pixelate: PADDLES. Vikings boats usually had paddles and sails.
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Re: port city

Post by Ceros » Mon Oct 05, 2009 9:30 am

Eh, I think there should be sails... but that mages should manipulate storm clouds to fill them.
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Re: port city

Post by ElvenProgrammer » Mon Oct 05, 2009 9:34 am

i wrote:There is one simple solution, easy to pixelate: PADDLES. Vikings boats usually had paddles and sails.
That's the best option so far, at least as a starting base. I'd encourage more creative solutions in a second step.
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Re: port city

Post by Rotonen » Mon Oct 05, 2009 10:34 am

Let's not get carried away here and let the artist actually do his magic...
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